NORTH CAROLINA – Speculation continues to grow as the North Carolina District 9 Congressional Race gets national attention for potential election fraud.


Thursday afternoon, Dan McCready confirmed to Spectrum News and announced on Twitter that he has decided to withdraw his concession from last month after the North Carolina State Board of Elections declined to certify the results of the election. Officials say they are investigating possible fraud in Robeson and Bladen Counties.

“Last week we began to learn about shameful criminal activity bankrolled by my opponent to take away North Carolinians’ very right to vote,” he said.
Harris declared victory on election night with a thin lead over McCready.
"I have to say, as I look at that map tonight, thank God for Bladen and Union County," Harris said that night.
"To all of the supporters who poured out so much heart and soul into this entire effort, we wouldn't be here today without their help,” Harris said the next day in Matthews, declaring victory again. 

There is also speculation that election fraud dates back to the primaries when Harris defeated Rep. Robert Pittenger. Spectrum News caught up with the representative and he says he would rather wait and "let the experts determine what measures should be taken."

McCready also says he wants Harris to speak up about what may or may not have happened during the election. 

“I call on Mark Harris to tell us exactly what he knew and when he knew it,” McCready said.


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